Apple student pricing Macbooks - with free Beats Solo2 heaphones (worth £169 ) Starting from £692
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Apple student pricing Macbooks - with free Beats Solo2 heaphones (worth £169 ) Starting from £692

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Found 6th Aug 2015
You can only view Apple student prices by logging into NUS and clicking through, so no point clicking deal as it won't work.

Today they have started an offer for free beats solo2 headphones worth £169 (£149 elsewhere). They are probably overpriced junk, but would get at least £100 after fees if you sold a pair of black ones on ebay.

Example of pricing - Macbook Air 13", i7, 8gb ram, 250gb SSD. 3 year applecare and the free headphones for £1087.20 inc VAT and delivery. Cost without student pricing is £1558, if you paid for the headphones

Macbook Air 11", i5 1.6ghz, 4gb ram, 128gb SSD, 3 year Applecare and the free headphones for £692 inc VAT and delivery. Cost without student pricing is £1118 if you paid for the headphones

I just bought one for my daughter for UNI the other day, so may have to return it and re-order to get the headphones. Annoying.
Love or hate Apple, but their batteries last ages, ideal for UNI.

update

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Original Poster

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You need to put the price of the MacBook in the title not the price of the beats.

You can only view Apple student prices by logging into NUS and clicking through

You can also go onto live chat and ask the Apple helper or whatever they are called nowadays, for the student price. No need to be logged in with any details.

Also remember, if you purchase student pricing online, you get free Apple care. Afaik, you don't get this in store.
Edited by: "topss" 7th Aug 2015

You can also log in to claim it via Unidays

They always put student deals like this up right before they refresh a product line in order to shift old stock. You get no favours with Apple.

My presumption is there will be new iMacs next month.
Edited by: "JamesClark1991" 7th Aug 2015

thought the picture was bottles of nail polishes

Apple and Beats! Students these days..

AppleCare is reduced to £48 not free for student/HE.

AppleCare is not available for free, but with the education store and discount you get 3 years parts and labour included as well as 1 year of phone support. It basically is 3 years of AppleCare, just without the phone support element in the final 2 years.
Edited by: "boogiepanda" 7th Aug 2015

redcastle

AppleCare is reduced to £48 not free for student/HE.



Are you sure. I have a transcript of the chat somewhere, and I'm sure the operator said it comes with 3 years warranty. Maybe that's different to the Apple Care you buy in store.

boogiepanda

AppleCare is not available for free, but with the education store and … AppleCare is not available for free, but with the education store and discount you get 3 years parts and labour included as well as 1 year of phone support. It basically is 3 years of AppleCare, just without the phone support element in the final 2 years.


AppleCare also includes uplift - so they pay for sending it to a repair centre. With the student warranty you either have to pay shipping or take it to a store physically.

Applecare

bma1445

AppleCare also includes uplift - so they pay for sending it to a repair … AppleCare also includes uplift - so they pay for sending it to a repair centre. With the student warranty you either have to pay shipping or take it to a store physically.



You only pay shipping if you don't have a valid claim however. I never uplift when I buy, but that's my own decision. I find it easy enough to get to a store if I need to.

I had a look on the standard education site and it says its a higher price, am I doing something wrong? Or should I just go into my local store and see what I get?

Do you think that you could claim your Dr dre beats even though you purchase an MacBook before this offer?

Good deal in my opinion

If you buy online it comes with a full 3yr warranty. If you buy in store you have to pay extra for the AppleCare package

Correction - those headphones are worth probably around £30.

BenderRodriguez

Correction - those headphones are worth probably around £30.



Don't you have a bridge to get back to?

They're selling for far more than that. They might be worth that to you, but not to others.

JamesClark1991

They always put student deals like this up right before they refresh a … They always put student deals like this up right before they refresh a product line in order to shift old stock. You get no favours with Apple.My presumption is there will be new iMacs next month.



Strangely, Apple always offers student deals at a time of year when students might be heading to university. It has nothing to do with the availability of specific models of hardware.

Really want a new macbook. Its been out for a year and Im thinking a newer model may be due for release. Is it normally early Sept when they release new models?

topss

You can only view Apple student prices by logging into NUS and clicking … You can only view Apple student prices by logging into NUS and clicking throughYou can also go onto live chat and ask the Apple helper or whatever they are called nowadays, for the student price. No need to be logged in with any details.Also remember, if you purchase student pricing online, you get free Apple care. Afaik, you don't get this in store.



Are you sure? If you purchase imac/macbook from physical store using student discount, you don't get higher education apple care?any official links to prove?

chenzz

Are you sure? If you purchase imac/macbook from physical store using … Are you sure? If you purchase imac/macbook from physical store using student discount, you don't get higher education apple care?any official links to prove?



The 3 year parts and labour warranty is online only. You don't get that in store. You can buy AppleCare at the same price in-store though.

These headphones are not that great, I don't recommend them. If you want to save money but a refurbished/used Mac.

Jeezeypeeps

Strangely, Apple always offers student deals at a time of year when … Strangely, Apple always offers student deals at a time of year when students might be heading to university. It has nothing to do with the availability of specific models of hardware.



​Skylake CPUs are out now. The new CPU enable wireless charge and transfering data. Apple will refresh their laptop line very soon to compete with win10+skylake laptops. I personally will wait until October.

Jeezeypeeps

Actually, it does. Unless you've got a better way of assigning value to … Actually, it does. Unless you've got a better way of assigning value to commercially traded goods? No doubt your in-depth study of the foundations of the capatilist sytems have given you some great insights that you'll want to share?



​Yes there is a better way of defining worth than what they sell for. It's called value and is the purpose of this site.
Beats are a joke amongst audiophiles and here is their true value.
techspot.com/new…tml

Jeezeypeeps

Actually, it does. Unless you've got a better way of assigning value to … Actually, it does. Unless you've got a better way of assigning value to commercially traded goods? No doubt your in-depth study of the foundations of the capatilist sytems have given you some great insights that you'll want to share?



Nicely put. I think some people forget this is a deals site (i.e. identification of products selling for less than they do normally) and think they are still comment trolling on YouTube or the Daily Mail

Title should be "overpriced laptop and a **** pair of headphones for £692"

bma1445

Don't you have a bridge to get back to?They're selling for far more than … Don't you have a bridge to get back to?They're selling for far more than that. They might be worth that to you, but not to others.



Well he isn't wrong...

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chenzz

Are you sure? If you purchase imac/macbook from physical store using … Are you sure? If you purchase imac/macbook from physical store using student discount, you don't get higher education apple care?any official links to prove?



Yes, I'm sure. No I don't have a link. Pop on over to the Apple on-line store and you can initiate a Live Chat. They will confirm it there.
Edited by: "topss" 7th Aug 2015

Angel_Of_The_North

Really want a new macbook. Its been out for a year and Im thinking a … Really want a new macbook. Its been out for a year and Im thinking a newer model may be due for release. Is it normally early Sept when they release new models?



Think recently its been September for new iphones ipads & end of October the new imacs and macbooks get released although Its not set in stone I guess they could announce them at any time.

Skylake processors may bring some significant upgrades to Apple's Mac lineup. Leaked Intel slides have suggested Skylake offers an up to 20 percent performance boost, 41 percent faster graphics and 30 percent longer battery life than Broadwell processors.

Haha, there's no such thing as a student priced Apple product!

It absolutely baffles me that people still buy Macs and Macbooks despite the ridiculous price. Those specs could be easily matched by the laptop I got off ebay the other day (albeit a refurb), but Win 7 (upgradeable to 10), 8gb RAM i5 2nd gen at 2.4Ghz and 120gb SSD for only £190. The prices of Macbooks are a joke in comparison, 3.5 times as much for a significantly worse PC! Granted you can't compare new to refurb easily but you get my point.

With Windows 10, I now see even less reason to get a Mac.

olivermills6

Haha, there's no such thing as a student priced Apple product!



There is if the parents are paying for it!

IMO, the better deal would be paying about £80.00 more to get the wireless Solo, which should have relatively less bad reputation.

olivermills6

It absolutely baffles me that people still buy Macs and Macbooks despite … It absolutely baffles me that people still buy Macs and Macbooks despite the ridiculous price. Those specs could be easily matched by the laptop I got off ebay the other day (albeit a refurb), but Win 7 (upgradeable to 10), 8gb RAM i5 2nd gen at 2.4Ghz and 120gb SSD for only £190. The prices of Macbooks are a joke in comparison, 3.5 times as much for a significantly worse PC! Granted you can't compare new to refurb easily but you get my point.With Windows 10, I now see even less reason to get a Mac.



Whilst I'm no fan of Apple products/pricing, that's a ridiculously silly comparison.

olivermills6

It absolutely baffles me that people still buy Macs and Macbooks despite … It absolutely baffles me that people still buy Macs and Macbooks despite the ridiculous price. Those specs could be easily matched by the laptop I got off ebay the other day (albeit a refurb), but Win 7 (upgradeable to 10), 8gb RAM i5 2nd gen at 2.4Ghz and 120gb SSD for only £190. The prices of Macbooks are a joke in comparison, 3.5 times as much for a significantly worse PC! Granted you can't compare new to refurb easily but you get my point.With Windows 10, I now see even less reason to get a Mac.



My macbook, which I bought for £800 in 2009 is actually faster than it was when I bought it thanks to the improvements in the operating system. I've never had to repair it or buy a new one. It still holds 80% of the battery charge it once did.

Compare that to my previous Windows Laptops which lasted two years max, the macbook is better value for money. Not to mention it's still got a great resale value.

But the applecare on store would cost at discounted £45.00?
That's a good deal!
Coz I want to file the VAT claim when leaving UK.

bma1445

The 3 year parts and labour warranty is online only. You don't get that … The 3 year parts and labour warranty is online only. You don't get that in store. You can buy AppleCare at the same price in-store though.


Does anyone know when this offer ends?

chenzz

But the applecare on store would cost at discounted £45.00?That's a good … But the applecare on store would cost at discounted £45.00?That's a good deal!Coz I want to file the VAT claim when leaving UK.



I think with the in-store Apple care for around £45, you also get the full 3 years telephone support - compared to 1 years with the free 3 year on-line warranty.

chenzz

But the applecare on store would cost at discounted £45.00?That's a good … But the applecare on store would cost at discounted £45.00?That's a good deal!Coz I want to file the VAT claim when leaving UK.



Yes. Here's a better breakdown of the options:

Online:

- Free: 3 year parts and labour warranty, 1 year phone support
- £45 (model dependant): 3 year warranty, 3 years phone support, inc shipping to repair centre if needed.

In Store:

- Free: 1 year parts and labour warranty, 90 days phone support
- £45 (model dependant): 3 year warranty, 3 years phone support, inc shipping to repair centre if needed.
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